mapped out—knew where we were going and how we were getting there.It was the four of us against the world and we were so close to having
everything we wanted.
But life had other plans for us.
Now, rodeo has become Chase’s primary focus, and he leaves our girls and me
home while he follows his dreams week in, and week out.
We’ve lost so much already. I’m afraid if he doesn’t come back to us soon,
resentment will set in and our marriage will fail.
Do we have what it takes to make it through one more season? Or will this be
the end of our dreams? And our marriage?
That’s all it takes to change our lives forever.
realize that, right?”
I do. What’s your point?” she retorts, clearly not realizing where I’m going
you arrived last…”
flashes across her features and she looks up at me, where I’m still perched
atop Thor, with her hand providing shade over her eyes and her lips slightly
parted. “You can’t be serious. Right now?”
now.” I nod my head and fold my hands over the horn of Thor’s saddle. “I need
to see you gloriously naked and getting into the water.”
serious.” She shakes her head and starts to pull her hair back. “You can tell
me you’re joking anytime.”
serious as a heart attack. You agreed, last one here is the first to
skinny-dip. And I want to watch every second of you doing exactly that.”
so full of yourself. I suppose you’re going to stay there on top of Thor, like
you’re the ruler of the lands?”
to smile at her.
You’re impossible.” She pulls the band off her wrist and secures her hair into
a messy pile above her head then she works her boots off with a huff. “How am I
supposed to dry off?”
blankets, we can share one so you can use the other to dry yourself.”
going to—you know what—never mind.” She steps up in front of Thor and slides
her hand over his face. “You’re a traitor, Thor. You should’ve lost for me.”
laugh loudly. “He knows whose horse he is. Now, quit stalling”
minutes north of Denver, Colorado where school and soccer were always my
primary focus growing up. Though, I read and wrote as often as humanly possible,
too. I’ve always loved doing both, and my love for words has only grown since
college and majored in Biology, with every intention of going to medical
school. That never panned out. I realized right before I took the MCAT that
what I wanted most out of life was to have a family of my own one day, and to
be able to write a book. It was then that I decided that being a doctor
wouldn’t have left much time to accomplish either of those things.
done child care, and tried to figure out where to go next, while also finally
working on my own stories that I can share with the world.
amazing people that give me a chance fall as in love with my characters as I